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Setting up surround sound
Turning your living room into a mini cinema? Let us give you a hand with that:
To set up surround sound you’ll need either an optical cable or a HDMI cable, depending on your sound system. Pick your preferred connection:
 
  1. Optical cable
    1. Connect one end of your optical cable to the SPDIF port on the back of your box
    2. Connect the other end of the optical cable to the SPDIF/Optical port on your surround sound system
    3. Change your audio settings
  2. HDMI cable
    1. Connect one of your HDMI cable to the HDMI port on the back of your YouView box
    2. Connect the other end of your HDMI cable to the HDMI In port on the back of your surround sound system
    3. Connect another HDMI cable to the HDMI out port on the back of your surround sound system
    4. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to the  back of your TV
    5. Change your audio settings
  3. Changing your audio settings
    Once you’ve connected your cables, make sure everything is turned on, and then change your audio option in settings.
     
    A simple retune may do the trick:
     
    Select which version of YouView you're using to show the steps:
     
    This is the NEW YouView menu. If your menu looks like this, follow these steps:
     
    1. Bring up the menu with the Y or YouView button on your remote
    2. Select Settings
    3. Go to the Box management area and select Picture & Sound
    4. Select HDMI Audio Format or S/PDIF sound
    5. Change this to Surround
    6. Select Done

    If you change HDMI Audio Format to surround, this will change your box volume to 100% and you won’t be able to change your volume using your box remote. You’ll need to use your surround sound remote.

     
    This is the ORIGINAL YouView menu. If your menu looks like this, follow these steps:
     
    1. Bring up the menu with the Y or YouView button on your remote
    2. Select Settings and go to TV Signal & Quality
    3. Select HDMI Audio Format or S/PDIF sound
    4. Change this to Surround

    If you change HDMI Audio Format to surround, this will change your box volume to 100% and you won’t be able to change your volume using your box remote. You’ll need to use your surround sound remote.

     
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